Re: "Life By The Numbers" airs April 8

I Find Karma (
Fri, 3 Apr 1998 14:16:14 -0800

John Chang wrote:
> WQED Pittsburgh is producing a seven-part PBS series on mathematics called
> "Life By The Numbers." I'm helping them with computer stuff, so I've seen
> parts of it. It's great! It's definitely "mathematics like you've never
> seen it before."
> The first program airs on PBS on Wednesday (April 8) at 8:00 PM EST. (I
> think WTIU airs the next one on Sunday, April 12, but check the local
> listings to make sure.)
> Watch this show and tell your friends, math teachers, etc. about it!
> The web site is

The accompanying book by Keith Devlin is pretty neat, too. I saw it in
the bookstore last week and meant to FoRKit but forgot till now, so I'm
linking to it

from the usual

Joebar, this is the kind of cool book that makes a great gift for a kid
who likes math (Adam says, reviewing who's actually bought
forkrecommendedrA books... :)


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